This year, the Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline (1-877-367-7438) is back to help home bakers master their desserts and restore baking confidence everywhere. Now in its ninth year, the Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline is expanding its repertoire to include all baking categories and ensure no cake, cookie or pie gets left behind.
From how to keep meringues from weeping to salvaging epic cookie fails – live baking experts can be reached year-round Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET by calling 1-877-367-7438. During the hectic holiday season, extended hours are offered Monday through Friday during the following dates and times:
- November 10 – 26, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
- December 15 – 23, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET
- December 24, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET
“The Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline experts have shared their knowledge with consumers for nearly a decade, helping to solve the most perplexing pie problems,” said Maribeth Burns, Vice President, Corporate Communications, The J.M. Smucker Company.
“Due to the volume of general baking questions we receive, we’ve updated the hotline to go beyond pies to include other holiday favorites. We are also excited to offer a new Spanish version of our recorded hotline for the first time.”
This year the Crisco Pie & Baking Hotline will also feature recorded tips from popular baking bloggers Kristen Doyle from Dine & Dish, Yvette Marquez from Muy Bueno Cookbook and Vianney Rodriguez of Sweet Life Bake in addition to Michele Stuart, owner of Michele’s Pies in Norwalk, CT., and the Crisco Test Kitchen.